On January 6, supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol in Washington, D.C. As people not only in the U.S. but around the world try to understand the event and its ramifications, University of Northern Colorado Professor of History Fritz Fischer, Ph.D., offers context from a historical perspective.

Fischer shared historical context and background for the events we are seeing unfold in the capital.

Fischer is also the chair and director of Teacher Education in UNC's History Department, and his research expertise includes 20th-century U.S. political history and teacher education.

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He is available for virtual interviews via video conferencing, phone and email.